June 8, 2013 / 7:31 AM / 4 years ago

TAKE-A-LOOK-U.S. government surveillance

President Obama has staunchly defended the sweeping U.S. government surveillance
of Americans' phone and internet activity, calling it a modest encroachment on
privacy that was necessary to defend the United States from attack.
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 (Compiled by World Desk, Americas)

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